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ago. on the green line, buses will replace trains at the green line station. also between fort totten. bluelines will be single tracking near morgan boulevard. coming up, the new problem with the new iphone that has not hit the store shelves. seven is on your side. >> hatzel vela live at the national park where the boss is still rocking it out. hear why fans say he is the best entertainer in the world. >> the boss is back in town as bruce springsteen and the e street band rocked the district. thousand packed the nats stadium. hatzel vela has a look at if he hit a homerun. >> that is an understatement. the boss had been on stage since a 30 p.m. he still rocking it out. i talk to a couple of his fans. they say he is here for his energy and lyrics. they are here for that connection they have with him. no way you can miss springsteen fans. this time, some 38,000 fans were nc to get inside no matter how many times they have seen him before. >> 19 times. i love him. >> she says she has been following the group. her brother has seen him close to 50 times. >> it is a big party. you can have
and once again. be singlerains will between fort totten. yellow line trains will single line between huntington and braddock road. on the green line, buses replace between branch ave. the work starts at 10:00 tonight and runs through sunday. e weekend coming up after some evening showers. this is how we looked earlier. this is down at wintergreen, and see those morning clouds. we still have a lot of clouds around. you can get an idea of the cold air coming our way. hagerstown, 66. down in the south, it is still in the 70's. some pretty nasty the extremes, southern maryland. all of this, it is moving well to the south. a cluster of lightning moving on northern edge.e that is staying away from us. here is doppler, another patchen culpeper. -- and other patch in culpeper. those friday night football games will be having a few but nothing really violent like last night. temperature today was above average, 81 degrees. s the satellite that a bit farther to so it is harder to see south america. over the last 24 hours, a nasty storm, reports of hail, and a lot of lightning. by evening, the
tragedy at ft. totten, the faulty electronic train detection system at the root of the crash has finally been fixed. that is according to the national transportation safety board which is still looking over metro's shoulder as it implements a long checklist of safety recommendations. scott broom is with some metro riders tonight in greenbelt to explain what's going on. >> reporter: this is a significant step forward for metro which remember, it's been operating its trains on manual controls ever since that tragedy in 2009. now that's not going to end just yet, but for this rail system they are beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel. on manual train controls riders have grown used to sometimes herky-jerky stops and starts on the metro system. >> it's getting to be a headache. >> reporter: but in a sign of progress the national transportation safety board checked off a major item on metro's list as it continues to recover from tragedy, the core electronics that make up metro's train detection system are now fixed according to the ntsb. it was the failure of that system to de
according to the ntsb. it was the failure of that system to detect a train ahead at ft. totten that caused the rear end collision on the red line that killed nine and shocked ntsb's investigators at how poorly the system was maintained, monitored and run. >> it's good news because we have -- it's a significant step towards automatic train operation again and it's a significant improvement in the safety of this system. >> it makes me feel safer. >> as many times as they give us a rate increase, everything should be working. >> reporter: there's still more testing to go before metro will go back to automatic train contls. they aren't ready quite yet, but they are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. want some good news virginia? it's in line to get 52 million in federal transportation funds other state didn't use. transportation officials want to use this money to rehab interstates 95 and 85 around richmond and 264 in hampton roads. states are required to return federal transportation funding if there are no specific plans for it. the money is then reallocated to other states who need
, at least one of which led to the red line crash near fort totten station in 2009. they are working to automate their trains. metro is working to get all of the recommendation off of the books. they said it will take some time, such as replacing the aging rail car. >> i do not like this. >> we just keep talking about how nice this is. five days in a row. i know. today is going to be today number six. tomorrow we will get about a half day out of it. it will not drop a lot of rain, but some changes definitely on the way. take a look outside as we look at the jefferson memorial. and the memorial bridge. quiet and dry. still. -- plenty of sunshine as we move through the afternoon hours. 75 at reagan national. dew point levels in the mid 50s. woodbridge va. now at 74 degrees. winds around four or 5 miles per hour. and our final stop, d.c. looking at 78 degrees. tartars across-the-board -- 75 in martinsburg. 75 manassas. 74 quantico. you can see where the cold front is located. this will be a weather front maker tomorrow evening. this all moves our way in the next 24 hours. we may see a s
three years after the 2009 metro tragedy at ft. totten, the faulty electronic train detection system has finally been fixed. that's according to the national transportation safety board. in all the ntsb checked five items off its safety recommendations list for metro today, but there are still a dozen more to go. >>> it is an abandoned apartment building that was not only an eyesore, but a haven for crooks. now as reporter ken molestina explains, it's a new beginning in prince george's county. >> i'm not happy until i see something happen. >> reporter: residents in the coral hills community of prince george's county say the abandoned chapelwood apartments have been a plight on the community far too long. >> it's been an eyesore for the last six years just driving by and the trees have overgrown and the weeds have come up. >> we have been for years suffering through the types of deterioration a community can suffer through with drug trafficking problems, you know, crime and everything else in this area, not to mention the rodent problems and the trash dumping problems that occurred right
will be available. red line trains will single n noma and fort totten. yellow line trains will single huntington and braddock road. no work on the blue line this weekend. there's a plan in place to keep nationalsing if any playoff games run late. now an online company called leading social says it will pay for extended service. the company is putting down the it as ato cover deposit. and elementary school in washington had a l guest, washington .izards guard john wall he spoke with students and promoted a new school fitness program. brianne carter has details. >> a special start to the school for students of simon elementary in southeast d.c. the washington wizards guard l worked out with the 8 students working hard to healthy. want them to get a good education. build our t of the kids success program, designed enhance health and academic udents.ance of st district grade student participates in the mornings. >> we go out onto the field. >> kids should get 60 minutes physical activity per day, many schools don't provide physical education and 't have regular recess. program was introduced last d.
to begin tonight at 10:00. and more than three years after the 2009 metro tragedy at fort totten, the faulty electronic train detection system at the root of the crash has finally been fixed according to the national transportation safety board. the nbtsz checked five items off its safety recommend decision list but there's still a dozen to go. back to you. >> thanks, monika. >>> later today, virginia's board of health is set to vote on new regulations for abortion clinics. in june the board went against the attorney general ken cuccinelli and removed a provision from regulations which would have required clinics to meet the same building standards as new hospitals. cuccinelli responded by refusing to certify those regulations saying the board overstepped its authority. >>> the worst of the west nile virus outbreak may be over. health officials expect the number of new cases to start dropping. the centers for disease control says this year's outbreak has been the worst since we first learned about west nile in 1999. as of tuesday, more than 2600 people had gotten sick. 118 died.
totten. buses will replace orange lines between the vienna and east falls church line. and on the green line between southern avenue and branch avenue. all that work expected to wrap up before monday morning's commute. >>> nfl referees are back on the job. the refs received a standing ovation before they took the field in the ravens-bengals game in baltimore. it was the first time since the officials union reached a new agreement on the contract. players and fans were upset with the referees' performance the first three weeks of the season. commissioner goodell apologized to fans for the lockout. >> we're sorry to bring the fans through that. we're sorry to bring the general public through that. that's, unfortunately, part of labor management disputes. >> the referees union plans on voting tooday and tomorrow on te labor deal. this will give you a sense how controversial those calls were. one vegas sportsbook is offering refunds to customers who bet on the packers-seahawks game. seahawks won on a controversial touchdown call in the final play of the game. the casino owner calls this a u
will single n noma and fort totten. trains will single between huntington and braddock road. there will be no work on the line. >> a plan is in place to keep any national if playoff games run late. they tried reaching a deal, but now living social will pay for service. company is putting down a deposit, required keep metro open late. >> seems like a good move for them. >> it is 64 degrees. >> in the big apple, a push to >> it is 64 degrees. >> in the big apple, a push to build the world's excuse us, while we change into something more comfortable. cool. introducing, the square sunnyd bottle. coming up at 6:00, fans, players, and coaches cheered the e regular nfl th referees. did the coaches feel after the game? >> and what could cause gas prices to start climbing again. >> a man police police on horseback and we have the video. at 6:00.l ahead we will hear from comedian handler on "katie." they will talk family, friends, sex with the funny girl at today right here on abc 7. >> tonight on abc 7 news at 5, lot of time spend a in hospitals have many tough challenges. e situatio
stations and yellow line will be terminating at the mount vernon station not going on towards ft. totten as it usually does. so the key thing to remember is if you're taking public transportation today, add some time. we talked to one gentleman who is heading to the airport. of course he's going to add time because you don't want to miss a plane. reasons to come into town, the nats came. just remember there's disruption this weekend. it will be over when service resumes on monday morning. we're live at dupont circle, derek ward, news 4. >>> drivers in virginia will find much needed relief on the roads today. two new ramps open today connecting the eastbound dulles access road to the beltway's inner and outer loops. this is a look from chopper 4. drivers on the access road used to have to cross several lanes to exit on to the beltway causing major traffic headaches. the ramps were built as part of the beltway express lanes project. >>> with decision 2012's tickets set, the candidate are back on the campaign trail this morning. president obama is taking a bus tour through florida this week
line service between gallery place and ft. totten as an alternate route. >>> now to the road to the white house, the republicans made their case. now it's the democrat's turn to take the stage at their party's national convention. president obama and vice president biden hit the campaign trail on the eve of the convention in north carolina. fox's craig boswell has the latest from charlotte. >> reporter: after months of preparations charlotte is ready to host the democratic national convention. things get underway officially tuesday with president obama speaking on thursday. president obama is hitting the campaign trail ahead of the democratic national convention during a seri of stops the president is calling the road to charlotte. he gave some hits what will be included in his speech thursday night on the final night of the convention. >> thursday night i will offer you a better path forward. >> reporter: vice president joe biden is also on the road attacking republican vice presidential nominee paul ryan. >> lost jobs, seeing your home equity slash rate, your retirement a
to detect a train ahead at fort totten that caused the rear end collision on the red line that killed nine and shocked ntsb's investigators at how poorly the system was maintained, monitored and run. the metro general manager richard sarles is now in charge. >> it's good news because we have a significant step toward automatic train operation again and it's a significant improvement in the safety of this system. >> it makes me feel safer. >> reporter: some riders consider this good news. others are skeptics. >> as much as they charge us and as many times as they give us a rate increase, everything should be working. >> reporter: as for the herky- jerky rides on manual controls for the last three years, metro says there is much more testing to be done before putting the system back on automatic and no estimate of when but checking off this major safety item is clearly a sign of progress. scott broom, 9news now. >> as part of metro's safety improvement, there is track work going on this weekend. starting tonight and going through sunday. there will be no service on the green line between gre
tracking on the red line between nomo gallaudet and fort totten and on the yellow line from huntington to braddock road. all the work expected to wrap up in time for monday morning's commute. >>> the search is on for this stolen puppy. why people who care for this animal worry he is in danger. e. the middle class, who move our country forward. work hard. raise families. and keep america strong. but mitt romney's budget plan will hurt the middle class. raising taxes on the average family by up to $2000 dollars. while giving a tax break of $250,000 dollars to multi-millionaires. doesn't mitt romney understand, we can't rebuild america...by tearing down the middle class. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. [monotone] she says, "switch to progressive and you could save hundreds." call or click today. >>> it's every beer drinker's worst nightmare. a semi carrying cases of miller lite and blue moon turned over in colorado. gallons and l gagallons of beer over. bottles littering the road. the truck driver suffered minor injuries in the accident. he is bel
you about. one is in northeast apparently involving four vehicles at fort totten and missouri avenue. another one up in maryland fenton at wayne. so watch out for both of those if you're traveling in either of those areas right now and i'll keep you posted of course on those situations. you've also got quite a bit of slow traffic now on 270 as you head in from frederick. it's going to be slow off and on as you head to clarksburg. in fact, we'll take a live look at route 109. it just looks normal, slowing down at 109 all the way to 121 and then of course it just gets a little bit better as you head toward germantown and rockville. we'll take another look around town. if you're planning to head over to the bw parkway or route 50, there's been one issue that's inbound route 50 inside the beltway. there's been a disabled vehicle causing some slow traffic. the bw parkway as you can see slows down right now as you head into the northeast corridor and i'm going to show you a live picture. i've been telling you all morning long about this situation in four coarns. this -- four corners. this
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in the 2009 crash near fort totten. the ntsb blamed a failure in the track circuits and automatic train control system which prevented the computer system from detecting one of the trains in the crash. today the agency announced that it has developed and tested a track circuit monitoring tool that will detect problems like that in real time. it was one of the key recommendations of the national transportation safety board following the deadly crash. metro says the ntsb has endorsed the monitoring system. we'll have more on this tonight at 5:00 and throughout the day on myfoxdc.com. >>> coming up, a star who overcame ovarian cancer announces she is battling a new form of the disease. we'll tell you who. >> well, a blast from britney's past. a former partner auditions for the "x factor." plus hear the girl who broke demi lovato's heart next in the "buzz bin." [ romney ] this president can ask us to be patient. this president can tell us it was someone else's fault. but this president cannot tell us that you're better off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virgini
>> steve: the answer to the aflac trivia question is charlie sheen. the winner is jacqueline totten from new jersey. meanwhile, did president obama help bankrupt black homeowners? a startling new expose in the daily caller is revealing how a mortgage discrimination lawsuit by then attorney barak obama left many african-americans on the hook for home loans they could not pay back. nearly half of the clients from his 1995 lawsuit against city bank have gone bankrupt or received foreclosure notices and only 19 of them still own homes with clean credit ratings. joining us now with a closer look is the founder and editor of the daily caller, tucker carlson. good morning to you n good morning. >> steve: you're a reporter out in chicago. not so junior. they found this story that the president of the united states, back before he was even u.s. senator, was involved in this lawsuit against city bank. what was the lawsuit? >> if you're wondering what obama did as a community organizer, this is it. the lawsuit in 1995 was against citibank, class action suit, it basically accused city bank of exclud
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